Gregory W. Randolph, MD, PhD (Thyroid Surgical Oncology)

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA

Gregory W. Randolph is Claire and John Bertucci endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology at Harvard Medical School and Surgeon at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. He trained at Cornell and Harvard Medical Schools. He serves as Director of the General Otolaryngology Division and founded and directs the Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. Dr. Randolph has a thyroid and parathyroid surgical practice seeing patients and operating at both Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary and Mass General Hospital.

Dr. Randolph has focused the bulk of his research on recurrent laryngeal nerve anatomy, preservation and monitoring during thyroid cancer surgery with focus on importance of laryngeal exam, recognition of lymph node metastasis and revision cancer surgery. He has lead thyroid surgical missions to thyroid surgical units in St. Petersburg, Russia, Guangzhou, China, Kenya, rural India and in the Chernobyl region of the Ukraine. He founded and directs the Harvard Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Course for surgeons and has directed international surgical courses in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Russia. He has received board certification from the European Union’s Board of Surgery in Neck Endocrine Surgery. He has published an endocrine surgical text: “Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands” published by Elsevier Saunders now in its second edition as well as a text centered on surgery of the recurrent laryngeal nerve “ The Recurrent and Superior Laryngeal Nerves” published by Theime Publishers 2015 in press. He was director of International Affairs for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery served on their Board of Directors and currently is the Academy’s President- Elect. He has served as Treasurer and on the executive board of the American Thyroid Association. He currently serves as chair of the Endocrine Surgery Committees of both the American Head and Neck Society and American Association of Clinical Endocrinology.

Terms of Appointment: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019; Jul 2019 - Jun 2021